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A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Proverbs
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Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
Life and Living
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Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
Self-reliance
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For the dead there are no more toils.
Death and Dying
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Heaven never helps the men who will not act.
Action
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I well believe it, to unwilling ears;None love the messenger who brings bad news.
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I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Failure
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Ignorant men don't know what good they hold in their hands until they've flung it away.
Appreciation
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Ignorant menDont know what good they hold in their hands untilTheyve flung it away.
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In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
Purpose
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It is terrible to speak well and be wrong.
Speakers and Speaking
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Kindness gives birth to kindness.
Kindness
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Look and you will find it -- what is unsought will go undetected.
Possibilities
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Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have lost it.
Judgment and Judges
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None loves the messenger who brings bad news.
News
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One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
Kindness
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One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love.
Love
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Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Honesty
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Success, remember is the reward of toil.
Success
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The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
Gambling
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The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Reason
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There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
Forgiveness
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There is no success without hardship.
Success
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There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
Conscience
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To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
Deeds and Good Deeds
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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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